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Women's squash tops Bowdoin for third place at NESCACs

Kelsey Engman '07

Whitney Roller '10

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Bates College claimed third place in the first annual NESCAC Squash Championship on Sunday, defeating rival Bowdoin College 6-3.

The No. 10 nationally ranked Bobcats defeated Colby 8-1 in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Saturday at Trinity College. The Bobcats, seeded third, then fell to No. 2 seed Williams in the semifinal round later in the day.

Bates (15-7) dominated Colby, particularly at positions 5 through 9, where the Bobcats allowed only 10 total points.

The Bates women's next match is Feb. 11 at Amherst.

Bates 8, Colby 1

Quarterfinals
1. B- Kelsey Engman def. Samantha Smith 9-1, 7-9, 9-2, 9-2

2. B- Whitney Roller def Stacy Petro 8-10, 10-8, 10-9, 8-10, 9-3

3. C- Nina Delano def Hannah Laverty 9-1, 9-1, 9-4

4. B- Charlotte Gerrish def Jessica Vogel 9-2, 9-0, 4-9, 9-10, 9-3

5. B- Schuyler Haynes def Catherine Monrad 9-1, 9-0, 9-2

6. B- Sarah Blomstedt def Madeline Dufour 9-1, 9-2, 9-0

7. B- Caroline Lemoine def. Beth Cole 9-0, 9-1, 9-1

8. B- Jenny Imrich def Kate Dziedzic 9-1, 9-0, 9-0

9. B- Margot Webel def Lindsey Snyder 9-0, 9-1, 9-0

Williams 9, Bates 0

Semifinals


1. W- Toby Eyre d. Kelsey Engman 9-2, 9-8, 9-4

2. W- Ashley Eyre d. Whitney Roller 9-4, 9-5, 9-2

3. W- Kate Whipple d. Hannah Laverty 9-4, 9-2, 9-0

4. W- Jennifer Coxe d. Charlotte Gerrish 10-8, 9-2, 9-2

5. W- Arianna Kourides d. Schuyler Haynes 0-9, 0-5, 9-7, 9-1, 9-3

6. W- Catie Warner d. Sarah Blomstedt 9-4, 9-5, 9-1

7. W- Claire Hsu d. Caroline Lemoine 9-5, 9-4, 10-9

8. W- Caroline Henry d. Jenny Imrich 9-3, 9-8, 7-9, 3-9, 10-9

9. W- Stephanie Barnet d. Margot Webel 9-7, 9-0, 9-2

Bates 6, Bowdoin 3

Third-Place Match


1. Kelsey Engman, Bates def. Emilie McKenna, Bowdoin, 9-5, 9-6, 7-9, 9-0.

2. Whitney Roller, Bates def. by Kate Gormley, Bowdoin, 8-10, 10-8, 9-5, 9-1.

3. Hannah Laverty, Bates def. Alex Franceschi, Bowdoin, 9-4, 9-5, 9-6.

4. Charlotte Gerrish, Bates def. Jackie Deysher, Bowdoin, 10-8, 9-0, 9-0.

5. Schuyler Haynes, Bates, def. Dodie Press, Bowdoin, 9-0, 9-3, 9-4.

6. Sarah Blomstedt, Bates def. by Maddie McQueeney, Bowdoin, 7-9, 2-9, 9-5, 9-7, 9-7.

7. Caroline Lemoine, Bates def. Biz Gillespie, Bowdoin, 9-4, 9-10, 9-6, 10-8.

8. Jenny Imrich, Bates def. Lydia Pillsbury, Bowdoin, 9-2, 9-3, 9-2.

9. Margot Webel, Bates def. by Susie Martin, Bowdoin, 9-6, 9-7, 9-3.

10. Sophie Lunquist, Bates def. Sarah Podmainczky, Bowdoin, 9-2, 9-4, 9-6.